starting voltage, <of a discharge lamp>
voltage between the electrodes which is needed to start the discharge in the discharge lamp
Note 1 to entry: The starting voltage is expressed in volt (V).
Note 2 to entry: This entry was numbered 845-07-67 in IEC 60050-845:1987.
Note 3 to entry: This entry was numbered 17-1264 in CIE S 017:2011.